FOXBOROUGH -- Behind a career defining rushing day for Jared Taylor, Mashpee routed Cardinal Spellman in the Division 4 Super Bowl 34-8.
"Amazing," said Mashpee's usual primary back Jordan Keli'inui. "I'm a senior, playing my last game, won my last game, which was the Super Bowl, and I'm standing on the 50 yard line at Gillette. Amazing."
Mashpee received the second half kick off and the Cardinal Spellman crowd was introduced to Jarod Taylor who was front and center under the bright lights of Gillette Stadium.
Taylor, who had a productive first half collecting 71 yards on the ground, ran off on the first play of the second half 58 yards and went on to steal the show, finishing with 306 yards and three touchdowns on 26 carries, a school record.
Rush after rush Taylor shredded the Cardinal defense, whether it was up the middle or to the outside.
"He was awesome," Keli'inui said. "I'd like to think I groomed him a little, but he killed it tonight."
Later in the third quarter, Taylor took a hand off 54 yards up the sideline, pushing the score to 28-0 and leaving no doubt who would be the victor. Taylor's third quarter total was nine carries for 209 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
"It was fun blocking for someone that performs like that," said Graham Kilpatrick. "He straight beasted tonight. For the people who don't think there's talent in the Cape, think again."
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